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  1. General BMW Questions
    Hi, I've recently bought a 2006 BMW 520D E61 which has the usual quirks that seem to come with a 200,000 mile car (I did only pay £500 for it). There are 2 things wired into the electrics next to the rear fuse box. I think one of them is some kind of speaker (no markings at all on it) and I...
  2. E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010)
    Hi, so far my 645 coupe (2004) runs very good. Prior to this i only drove e36 and e46 for some years. One thing that annoys me is that when i shut the engine off in my 645 it literally turns off very abruptly. Electronics shut down fast and the steering wheel moves back (a bit clunky if you...
  3. F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current)
    Hi! I made a post a few weeks ago, where I had an issue retrofitting steering wheel heating. I used a regular button (not OEM) without an LED, causing the following error: "03034A, The button for steering wheel heating is not detected. Possible causes: Button not installed or LED line break."...
  4. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    *2008 335i E92 CA Went out to my car this morning and Comfort Access would not open my doors. Pulled out the fob, and the fob buttons wouldn't work either. Used the hard key to open the doors and drove off with the key in the dash. Went to the hardware store and replaced the key fob battery...
  5. Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics
    So, I have had the car for a couple of months and I really like it. It's a much better drive than I anticipated it would be going in, considering that it is an "e". I have gotten very comfortable with the car and its capabilities and I have integrated my driving habits into it quite well. One...
  6. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Ok, I'm really wrestling with the car at this point. it's an e91 from 2009, last digits of the vin A537838 I returned to the car a few days ago to find it completely dead. No central locking, no power to anything, and I've been going through a bunch of diagnosis since. The only thing that...
  7. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    HI I have fallen in love with a E36 1995 Convertible. It has some issues - and I am trying to decide if this is the one or to sit off to another (or save in the long term spending more. Im hoping someone could give me an idea of what Im facing. The rear brake light not working - is that...
  8. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I have had my e39 for about a year now and sometimes while i'm stopped at a light, my tcs and abs lights flicker on for a second, my music will cut out, and then it will go back normal. I'm thinking it is the alternator but I just want a second opinion on what it may be. Thanks!
  9. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    My sunroof in my e39 will open just fine but when i try to close it, it stops about 3/4 and doesn't finish. I have to keep trying to close it and eventually it will close. Also, when i try to tilt it up, it wont go up. I can push it up but it will not stay up. Does anyone know what could be...
  10. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    i apologize for the naiveness and the lack of knowledge of these things, i am new and trying to learn and learn right as well as quickly. ive had this car for a week so far and love every bit of it, i just want to learn more. im looking for the thing that has hr-date, avg mpg/mph, range...
  11. E24 (1976 - 1989)
    Hello there! So a little while back my battery went flat and i needed a jump start. Unfortunately the leads were attached to the wrong terminals and then left on for about a minute. A major error I know. Since then the electrics have seemed fine for the most part (windows, signals etc) but the...
  12. E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008)
    I am having trouble connecting to my 2005 BMW Z4's bluetooth. I am using an iPhone 6S. I put my ignition into the 1 position. My vehicle shows up on my list of bluetooth devices(BMWXXXX) and I try to connect using the pass key provided on the white card that came with my owner's manual(PK...
  13. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Everything electric on the front passenger door of my 2002 525i suddenly stopped working, including door lock, window, mirror and downlight. Can't be a fuse, because there are several circuits involved, and everything not in the right front door works fine. The window won't open with either...
  14. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    I bought a 2011 X5 xDrive35i Premium in early August of this year from a national pre-owned car chain. The AutoCheck report said that it had suffered from an accident in July of 2011, but didn't say anything about flood damage or a branded title due to flood damage. It only had 34K miles, and...
  15. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Car is a 2014 328i xdrive, luxury version (so called). I believe it has all normally available electronics. When I bought the car, the sales guy attempted to pair my old casio dumb phone. Car said "error." But the next day, driving along, I was surprised to hear an incoming call on car's...
  16. General BMW Questions
    Hi All, anyone have any idea why the indicators won't automatically cancel on my 87 120d? the electronics failure warning light is on. and the handbook days do not continue your journey. car runs ok everything else seems to be in order. just the indicators wont cancel after making a turn, but...
  17. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    OK, so on Memorial Day I had a cooler tip over in my trunk. I lost all audio because the water went in under the spare tire and fried all the electronics under there. (Great place to put all those high priced electronics.) So after some research I decided the TCU had to be bad. I bought a used...
  18. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hey Guys, I have a 2008 e93 convertible and am thinking of running power for a radar detector and or a dash cam. The fuse box being behind the glove box makes it seem like it would be super easy to just push the wire down behind the dash but knowing bmw i would imagine it cant be as easy as it...
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